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Weeks Of Welcome (WOW)

Weeks of Welcome

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Weeks of Welcome or WOW is Texas State's official welcome to students entering or returning to campus each semester! The first few weeks are full of events and opportunities for new and returning students to become familiar or reacquainted with the Texas State campus, fellow Bobcats, and the San Marcos community.

The Spring 2017 Weeks of Welcome will begin on January 17th and continue through February 3rd.

Check back for updates often as we will continue to post information about new and exciting events as they develop!


WOW Submission Form

We encourage all of our campus partners to submit events to be highlighted as part of the WOW program. Please utilize our submission form which is located through the following link: WOW Submission Form


Looking for the schedule? Check out our App!

The WOW guide is now available in the 'TXST Events' application! This application is free and available both in the Apple and Android marketplaces. We highly encourage you to download this application as it provides details on each event including the location, fee associated (if any), contact information, and much more! It also allows you to create your own customizable schedule so you can keep track of all the events you specifically want to attend. 

Spring 2017 events will be loaded by early January. 

To access the guide, visit: https://guidebook.com/g/txstwow/ 

What type of events take place during WOW? 

University departments from all over campus host WOW events! Below you will find a sampling of the Fall 2016 event schedule! Once the Spring 2017 events are established, they will be reflected below!

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
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Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Campus Recreation

Students are welcome to try out a group exercise class before the buy their semester long pass! Free Week will begin Aug 29th and end Sept 4th.

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Welcome Tents - 2 Days

Location:
The Quad
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Maureen Schaetz, 512-245-5500
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Managment & Planning

The purpose of this program is to welcome incoming and returning students to the University, provide directions to classes and other buildings, and to help answer questions from students. Giveaways, such as planners, pencils, pens, and highlighters are also passed out during this outreach event to give students the tools they need to succeed.

Light snacks will be provided

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Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
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Explore Spring Lake Student Special

Location:
Texas State University; 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos TX 78666
Cost:
Students get half off tours!
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512.245.7570
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Drop in and celebrate the new semester with half off tours for students the first two weeks of classes! Glass-bottom boat rides offer an amazing underwater perspective of Spring Lake (the headwaters of the San Marcos River). You will see over 1,000 bubbling springs and the abundant wildlife that call this Lake home.


Students get half off tours!

30-minute Boat Tour: $4.50


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The Bike Cave's Opening Day

Location:
Texas State University; The Bike Cave- Colorado Building Room 100
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Alex Vogt, 512-245-4567
Campus Sponsor:
The Bike Cave

Join us for opening day at the Bike Cave! Get your bike in shape for the upcoming semester, our tools and work space are available free of charge! Browse our extensive inventory of bikes, parts, and accessories. Come meet new friends and learn about cycling at Texas State! 

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IFC Fraternity Meet & Greet

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Bob Dudolski, 512-245-5646
Campus Sponsor:
Dean of Students - Greek Affairs

Stop by the LBJ Ballroom and meet the fraternity members of the IFC and learn more about joining a fraternity at Texas State and meet some new friends across campus!

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Free Week at the Rock Wall

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Kristyn Olsen, 512-245-8748
Campus Sponsor:
Campus Recreation

Come join us for Free Week at the Rock Wall Climbing Center for Free Week! Come climb from Aug 29th to Sept 4th. After that, purchase your pass to keep climbing all semester long!

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Women Doing Math

Location:
Texas State University
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Daniela Ferrero, 512-245-3743
Campus Sponsor:
Mathematics

Time still to be determined.

Women Doing Math invites all the academic community and especially women to participate in activities designed to encourage women participation in creating mathematics. Activities involve seminars, receptions, solving problems contests and prizes among others.

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Round Rock Campus: Welcome Week

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery Building
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Dawn Hernandez Hale, 512-716-4422
Campus Sponsor:
Round Rock Campus

The Round Rock Campus welcomes students with calendar planners and popcorn each first night of classes in the Avery Bldg.

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Welcome Week - Round Rock Campus (Popcorn & Planners)

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery 2nd floor Atrium
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Alyssa Kroeker, 512.716.4023
Campus Sponsor:
Round Rock Campus

Students are encourages to visit the 2nd Floor Atrium at the Round Rock Campus to verify classroom locations and to pick up a student planner/handbook and free popcorn.

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Veterans Welcome Reception

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Burel Ford, 512-245-2278
Campus Sponsor:
Student Diversity & Inclusion

New and current student veterans are invited to attend. Student veterans will connect with resources, services, Veteran Friendly Offices, and other student veterans. This welcome reception is a great opportunity to meet Veteran Alliance of Texas State, meet prospective mentors, and learn about resources and opportunities at Texas State. 

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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
more about event

Welcome Tents - 2 Days

Location:
The Quad
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Maureen Schaetz, 512-245-5500
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Managment & Planning

The purpose of this program is to welcome incoming and returning students to the University, provide directions to classes and other buildings, and to help answer questions from students. Giveaways, such as planners, pencils, pens, and highlighters are also passed out during this outreach event to give students the tools they need to succeed.

Light snacks will be provided

Click here for more information
more about event

Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
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Bookstore Blowout

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); University Bookstore
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Hannah Bennet, 512-818-5812
Campus Sponsor:
KTSW San Marcos

There is a lot of traffic from students in there since it's the beginning of the semester, so we provide some entertainment, free CDs and other things, and a chance to win prizes. It's completely acoustic event, and there will be performances by Darja Tomanovic, Andy Donegan, and Lantic.


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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

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'Cats Love Downtown

Location:
Texas State University; Hays County Historic Courthouse lawn, 119 E. San Antonio St.
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Margret , 521-393-8430
Campus Sponsor:
San Marcos Main Street Program

Welcomes new and returning students to Texas State University and invites them to discover all that downtown has to offer. The event is held on the courthouse lawn and features free food samples from downtown restaurants, games, activities, prizes, booths and a week long scavenger hunt.

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Welcome Week - Round Rock Campus (Popcorn & Planners)

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery 2nd floor Atrium
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Alyssa Kroeker, 512.716.4023
Campus Sponsor:
Round Rock Campus

Students are encourages to visit the 2nd Floor Atrium at the Round Rock Campus to verify classroom locations and to pick up a student planner/handbook and free popcorn.

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Roller Skate at Texas State

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Mara Stonebrook, 512-245-8263
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities (SACA)

Come to the LBJSC Ballroom to enjoy an evening on the roller rink! This event will feature music, skating, and entertainment for all Texas State students. Admission and skates of all sizes will be offered to students for free.

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Texas State Women's Volleyball vs. Baylor

Location:
Strahan Coliseum (STRA)
Cost:
Free with Student ID
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2114
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

Students get in for free with Student ID

The Texas State Women's Volleyball team will take on the Baylor Bears for their home opener, on Tuesday, August 30th @ 6:30PM. Gates will open at 5:00PM.


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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
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Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
more about event

Welcome Week - Round Rock Campus (Popcorn & Planners)

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery 2nd floor Atrium
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Alyssa Kroeker, 512.716.4023
Campus Sponsor:
Round Rock Campus

Students are encourages to visit the 2nd Floor Atrium at the Round Rock Campus to verify classroom locations and to pick up a student planner/handbook and free popcorn.

Click here for more information
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Sorority Recruitment Orientation

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Lindsey Trione, 512-245-5646
Campus Sponsor:
Dean of Students-Greek Affairs

Join the Panhellenic Council Sororities to learn more about how the Formal Recruitment Process works and meet new friends who are also interested in joining one of our PHC Sororities!

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Casino Night-Interfraternity Council

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Bob Dudolski, 512-245-5646
Campus Sponsor:
Dean of Students - Greek Affairs

Please join the IFC Fraternities at Texas State for a Casino Night! Play your favorite casino games, meet new friends and take a chance at winning some great prizes!

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Faculty Artist Recital: Ian Davidson, oboe with Kyung-Ae Lee, piano

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
Cost:
Student price: $5 + $2 handling fee
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512.245.3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Oboe performance by a Regents' and University Distinguished Professor at TX State.  He is also a Fulbright Senior Specialist, English Horn and Associate Principal Oboe for the Austin Symphony Orchestra and English Horn and Assistant Principal Oboe for the Austin Opera Orchestra.  He has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on six continents.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
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Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
more about event

Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

Click here for more information
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Joint Meeting Accounting Student Organizations

Location:
McCoy Hall (MCOY); Room 119
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Linda Campbell, 512-245-2566
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Accounting

Come and learn more about our accounting programs and the opportunities a degree in accounting will open up to you!

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Welcome Week - Round Rock Campus (Popcorn & Planners)

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery 2nd floor Atrium
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Alyssa Kroeker, 512.716.4023
Campus Sponsor:
Round Rock Campus

Students are encourages to visit the 2nd Floor Atrium at the Round Rock Campus to verify classroom locations and to pick up a student planner/handbook and free popcorn.

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Welcome to the Library

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); 2nd floor & 105/106
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Liz Hibbs, 512-245-8547
Campus Sponsor:
Alkek Library

Alkek's Game Night & Library Film Series partner this Fall for a fun first-week event in the library! Take a break from studying to explore the newly renovated 2nd floor, relax while playing games on the 2nd floor, and head downstairs for snacks and a movie. Alkek Library is here for you - you can scope out a study spot, ask research questions, check out a book, and enjoy yourself while you're at the library!

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Stars at Night: An Evening of Chamber Music

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 with student ID
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512.245.2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

This concert will feature the music of Saint-Saens, Francaix, Simpson, Stravinsky, Krommer and Morris performed by faculty artists: Ian Davidson, oboe; Paula Bird, violin; Karla Hamelin, cello; Adah Jones, flute; Stephen Girko and Vanguel Tangarov, clarinet; Daris Hale, bassoon; Genaro Gonzalez and Robert Lopez, percussion. with guests Ruben Balboa, viola and Ekaterina Tangarova, piano. Tickets are available in advance at txstatepresents.com or at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. 

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
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Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
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Texas State Women's Volleyball vs. Stephen F. Austin

Location:
Strahan Coliseum (STRA)
Cost:
FREE with Student ID
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2022
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

The Texas State Women's Volleyball team takes on Stephen F. Austin in the Bobcat Classic Tournament, on Friday, September 2nd @ 10:30AM.

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First Fridays: Male Initiative

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-13.1
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jesse Silva, 5122452278
Campus Sponsor:
Student Diversity & Inclusion

First Fridays is an interactive workshop series for Texas State male students to discuss and develop solutions to problems in our society.


Note: Real talk drives the conversation and we confidently steer towards difficult topics. The goal of this program is to increase awareness of and about issue related to masculinity, gender politics, race/ethnicity, privilege and vulnerability.

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Texas State Women's Volleyball vs. Kennesaw State

Location:
Strahan Coliseum (STRA)
Cost:
Free with Student ID
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2022
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

The Texas State Women's Volleyball team takes on Kennesaw State in the Bobcat Classic Tournament, on Friday, September 2nd @ 7:00PM.

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Laugh Tracks

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); George's
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Peter Pereira, 512.245.3219
Campus Sponsor:
George's - LBJ Student Center

KTSW will be partnering with George's to provide a comedy and DJ show that is entertainment for all. KTSW will be providing CD's and giveaway items.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
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Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
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Texas State Women's Volleyball vs. Tulsa

Location:
Strahan Coliseum (STRA)
Cost:
FREE with Student ID
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2022
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

The Texas State Women's Volleyball team takes on Tulsa in their final match of the Bobcat Classic Tournament, Saturday, September 3rd @ 2:00PM.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
more about event

Group Exercise Free Week

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
see above
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness & Wellness

During free week, students are able to purchase a semester long Group Exercise pass for a discounted price of only $50!

Try before you buy! Start your semester off right with a whole week of free group fitness classes. No need to sign up, just come on in!


Click here for more information
more about event

Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

Click here for more information
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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Chemistry/Biochemistry Peer Mentoring

Location:
Chemistry Building (CHEM); Room 304
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ananda Diener, 936-242-2332
Campus Sponsor:
Chemistry Department

An opportunity to meet with other chemistry/biochemistry majors and to learn about the peer-mentoring program. The goal is to increase student retention in these majors by meeting to talk about study skills, study groups and exposure to resources within the department.

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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

Click here for more information
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Study Abroad with CRCC Asia

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

CRCC Asia specializes in connecting China and the global communities through internships and study abroad programs. As the leading internship provider in China, CRCC Asia is partnered with a variety of companies in major cities to provide students and graduates the opportunity to further their personal and professional development in a dynamic international setting.

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Rock Your Chakras

Location:
Sewell Park (SEWP)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Amberly Russell, 512-720-2264
Campus Sponsor:
KTSW-FM 89.9

Every first and third Tuesday of the 2016 fall semester the KTSW Community Relations Department is hosting a health and wellness event in Sewell Park called Rock Your Chakras. During this event a certified yoga instructor will lead a class while a local band plays a 45 minute set. There will be healthy snacks and beverages available from local businesses.

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Woman of the Water Documentary Prescreening Clips

Location:
Joann Cole Mitte (JCM); Sabinal 102
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Tahila Xicahuamazatl Mintz, 607-351-8813
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Art and Design

Join Texas State faculty and filmmaker Tahila Xicahuamazatl Mintz as she presents a screening of her documentary-in-progress, Woman of the Water. This inspiring autobiographical documentary offers a uniquely intimate portrait of indigenous women healers around the world as they share their relationship to spirituality and water conservation.

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Fall Fitness Frenzy

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jenevieve Struk, 512-245-4988
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Campus Recreation- Fitness and Wellness

Join us for our largest group fitness class of the fall. Enjoy 3 different mini-classes of Boot Camp, Total Dance Fitness, Zumba, Kickboxing and Yoga. Free tank tops, giveaways and prizes will be given out at the end. You don't want to miss this!

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Texas State Women's Volleyball vs. Sam Houston State

Location:
Strahan Coliseum (STRA)
Cost:
FREE with Student ID
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2022
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

The Texas State Women's Volleyball team takes on Sam Houston State on Tuesday, September 6th @ 6:30PM. Gates open at 5:30PM.

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Guest Artists: Air Force Brass Quintet

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The traveling U.S. Air Force Brass Quintet will present a free concert on our campus.  Open to the public and free of charge.

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Air Force Brass Quintet

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The Air Force Brass Quintet will perform a free concert for Texas State students and the community. No ticket or reservation required. 

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Graduates Students of Color Welcome Reception

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-15.1
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jonnie Wilson, 512.245.2278
Campus Sponsor:
Coalition of Black Faculty & Staff

Graduate students of color are invited to meet peers, faculty, staff, and members of Alliance of Texas State, Coalition of Black Faculty & Staff, and Hispanic Policy Network.

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WOW-a-Palooza

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); 2nd floor
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Rigo Gutierrez, 512-245-3219
Campus Sponsor:
LBJ Student Center

Whether you are a new or returning student, we would like to welcome you to Texas State in a big way! Come to the LBJ Student Center to participate in fun activities, enjoy snacks and giveaways, and to mingle with other Bobcats. Start your semester with this free event for all students.

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Message on a Bottle

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-9.1
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Miguel Renteria, 512-245-8903
Campus Sponsor:
Student Involvement - LBJ Student Center

This is one of SVC's Bobcat Acts of Kindness.

"Although summer is coming to an end, the days are still too long and scorching hot. Come join us to design creative and inspiring messages on water bottles for the homeless who spend their days job searching and underneath the hot sun. These beautifully labeled water bottles will be donated to the local homeless shelter, Southside Community Center."

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Engagement: Philosophy and Dance

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Performing Arts Center, Comal Building, Flowers Hall, Jowers
Cost:
see description
Contact:
Craig Hanks, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy & Dance

Engagement: Philosophy and Dance is a joyous celebration of life with performances and dialogues exploring the meanings and experiences of dance.  Registration, audition, or ticket will be required for most events.  Additional information can be found on our website or social media. #engageTXST

The three day event (8-10 September) includes dance performances, lectures, panels, workshops, art installations, and master classes.  Registration for the full event is $50 for students.  Tickets are available for individual performances, with costs ranging from $0 (free for Mark Morris Dance!) - $20 (+ processing fee).

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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

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Laser Tag: Zombie Apocalypse

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Mylynn McCarty, 5122458263
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities (SACA) - LBJ Student Center

A Zombie Apocalypse is headed for the LBJ Student Center Ballroom on September 8th. This mode allows players to split into two teams, humans and zombies. Humans must survive the zombie attack in order to win. However, once a human is bitten by a zombie, they ultimately are forced to join the undead and must try and eliminate the rest of the humans. Do you think you can survive?

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NFL Season Opener Party

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); George's
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Peter Pereira, 512.245.3219
Campus Sponsor:
George's - LBJ Student Center

Come watch this Super Bowl rematch, support your favorite team by wearing their colors. These teams will have second chance to show their skill. Who will win?

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Transcend: Chosen Name Seminar

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-6.1
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ryan Kessinger, 915-240-8748
Campus Sponsor:
Transcend @ Texas State

At Transcend's weekly meeting we will be helping students with getting their chosen name put into the university system. We hope to help Transgender and Gender Variant students have their names displayed correctly on class rosters and their school email.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Engagement: Philosophy and Dance

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Performing Arts Center, Comal Building, Flowers Hall, Jowers
Cost:
see description
Contact:
Craig Hanks, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy & Dance

Engagement: Philosophy and Dance is a joyous celebration of life with performances and dialogues exploring the meanings and experiences of dance.  Registration, audition, or ticket will be required for most events.  Additional information can be found on our website or social media. #engageTXST

The three day event (8-10 September) includes dance performances, lectures, panels, workshops, art installations, and master classes.  Registration for the full event is $50 for students.  Tickets are available for individual performances, with costs ranging from $0 (free for Mark Morris Dance!) - $20 (+ processing fee).

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Students Service-Learning Experience in Ghana

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK); Room 105-106
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Josef Hobdy, 512-245-8747
Campus Sponsor:
Office for Service-Learning Excellence

Dr. Rose Pulliam, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, sponsored a Service-Learning Study Abroad class in Ghana, Africa this summer. The students did their project at a school in the largest slums.  They spent some time engaging with the students, faculty, and administration and purchased supplies to stop the nursery from being flooded when it rains, and for teaching and learning with the little ones.

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Bobcat and San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero Reports from G-20 YEA in Beijing

Location:
McCoy Hall (MCOY); All Floors, Video Monitors
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Dr. Noel Gould, 5122453088
Campus Sponsor:
Marketing Department, McCoy College

Bobcat alum and San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero will be reporting to McCoy students and faculty via video feed from the G-20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance and Global Innovators (G-20 YEA/GI) Summit in Beijing (Sept 8 to 9).

Mayor Guerrero will be sharing the insights and new enterprises from 100s of young entrepreneurs and global innovators who will join him in this summit.  On the video screens with Mayor Daniel will be CCTV's business reporter, Jason Yang.   

Mayor Daniel Guerrero is participating in the G-20 YEA/GI courtesy of the VTM Foundation, a global education NGO founded and chaired by McCoy College Management Department lecturer Dr. A. Noel Gould, Jr. Jason Yang is a former student of Dr. Gould and now represents China on the VTM Foundation Board of Advisors.

Mayor Daniel's reports will be on video monitors from 10AM to 1PM each day.

Please join at McCoy College to reach the world of business while it reaches to you.

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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

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International Student Welcome Social

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Julie Rodriguez, 512-245-7966
Campus Sponsor:
International Office

Join us in giving a warm welcome to our new international students! Enjoy light refreshments, games, special performances, and more.

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FREE Freestyle and Backstroke Clinic

Location:
Student Recreation Center (SRC); Natatorium
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Julie Saldiva, 512-245-8454
Campus Sponsor:
Campus Recreation

Whether you have never learned a proper backstroke technique or you just need to brush up on your skills, come see us - we can help!

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S.C.A.M.P.E.R.ing Through the Visual Thinking

Location:
Joann Cole Mitte (JCM); Room 1113A Art Education Classroom
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Katherine Sands, 5126745747
Campus Sponsor:
National Art Education Association

The student chapter of NAEA welcomes our new Bobcats to explore creative problem solving by taking part in a hands on activity fostering creative problem solving! All ideas are welcome and will be explored!

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Welcome to the Family: Welcome LGBTQIA+ & Ally Students

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jesse Silva, 512-245-2278
Campus Sponsor:
Student Diversity & Inclusion

All new and incoming students, staff and faculty are welcomed!  You are welcomed to mix and mingle with Texas State LGBTQIA and Ally students, organizations staff and faculty.  This welcome reception is a great opportunity to meet members LGBTIQA organizations, new friends, and potential mentors.  You will learn about University resources and opportunities that are available.

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Texas State Women's Soccer vs. Stephen F. Austin

Location:
Bobcat Stadium (STAD); Bobcat Soccer Complex
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2022
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

The Texas State Women's Soccer team takes on Stephen F. Austin on Friday, September 9th @ 7:00PM. Gates open at 6:00PM.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Engagement: Philosophy and Dance

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Performing Arts Center, Comal Building, Flowers Hall, Jowers
Cost:
see description
Contact:
Craig Hanks, 512-245-2285
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy & Dance

Engagement: Philosophy and Dance is a joyous celebration of life with performances and dialogues exploring the meanings and experiences of dance.  Registration, audition, or ticket will be required for most events.  Additional information can be found on our website or social media. #engageTXST

The three day event (8-10 September) includes dance performances, lectures, panels, workshops, art installations, and master classes.  Registration for the full event is $50 for students.  Tickets are available for individual performances, with costs ranging from $0 (free for Mark Morris Dance!) - $20 (+ processing fee).

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UFC 203

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); George's
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Peter Pereira, 512.245.3219
Campus Sponsor:
George's - LBJ Student Center

George's is excited to host a viewing of the UFC 203. Come watch these mix martial arts athletes perform face to face in the octagon . 

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Texas State Women's Soccer vs. Northwestern State

Location:
Bobcat Stadium (STAD); Bobcat Soccer Complex
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Bryan Miller, 512-245-2022
Campus Sponsor:
Athletics

The Texas State Women's Soccer team takes on Northwestern State on Sunday, September 11th @ 1:00PM. Gates open at 12:00PM

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Bobcat Unite

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Teaching Theatre 3-14.1
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Andrew Homann, 713-576-9311
Campus Sponsor:
Student Government

Student Government will be hosting a Town Hall September 12th, which we hope will be the Signature Event for the day. The Program Bobcats Unite will be aimed at creating a dialogue between students, the community and law enforcement. With all the events that have happened recently, we believe the best way to create a safe environment is through engaging with one another. The Town Hall will be set up with five panelist from different backgrounds including campus police, San Marcos police and a representative from the NAACP. Students will be allowed to ask questions and engage in productive conversations with the panelist.


Light snacks will be provided.

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CAFE

Location:
Undergraduate Academic Center (UAC); Room 124
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Terrance McClain, 512-245-6237
Campus Sponsor:
Title V/University College

Students can RSVP @ signup.txstate.edu.

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Hispanic Welcome Reception

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jesse Silva, 512-245-2278
Campus Sponsor:
Student Diversity & Inclusion

We welcome Hispanic new and transfer students with food, music, networking and information about resources to help students make the transition to Bobcat Country. This reception is a fun and entertaining opportunity to meeting Hispanic/Latino and academic-based student organizations and leaders.  Program is hosted by Latinas Unidas and Hombres Unidos.

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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

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SACA presents: Zac Wilkerson

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Amphitheatre
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jesus Aleman, 512-245-8263
Campus Sponsor:
Student Association for Campus Activities (SACA) - LBJ Student Center

FREE ADMISSION. Zac Wilkerson’s songwriting and performance style is Roots Rock with heavy Soul, Country and Folk influences. Texas State University has been home to many successful country musicians, and SACA will continue this tradition by offering a concert to students. You are encouraged to bring picnic style blankets and/or lawn chairs. This event will unite students for a soothing outdoor night of relaxation, music, and a good time.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Student Resource Fair

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Ballroom
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Maureen Schaetz, 512-245-5500
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Management & Planning

If you are overwhelmed during your first semester at Texas State or New Student Orientation and don't remember what services Texas State offers, this is the fair for you. Learn more about the student organizations, campus opportunities, free services offered on campus, plus some useful off campus resources as well.

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Study Abroad General Information Session

Location:
Thornton International House (THOR); Conference Room
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Ila Mar, 512-245-1967
Campus Sponsor:
Study Abroad Office

The Study Abroad Office highly encourages students to start exploring their study abroad options at a General Information Session. At these sessions, students will learn the differences in the programs we offer, some financial solutions they might be able to use, and what their next steps will be in the preparation process.

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New Black Freshman & Transfer Student Welcome Reception

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Jonnie Wilson, 512.245.2278
Campus Sponsor:
Student Diversity & Inclusion

The Coalition of Black Faculty & Staff and SDI welcome new Black freshman and transfer students to Texas State. Freshmen are welcomed to meet current students and Black Faculty and Staff. This event is free and offers light refreshments, a photo booth and a DJ.

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Brilliant Bobcats: College Success Series-Goal Planning

Location:
Residence Halls (RESLIFE); Falls/Sayers Hall
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Terence Parker, 512-245-5500
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Management & Planning

Do you ever feel like you're aimlessly drifting through the semester? Do you talk about what you want, have trouble making it a reality? This workshop will help you learn to set SMART goals and start achieving your highest potential.


Food will be provided.

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NPHC Convocation

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Teaching Theatre
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Bob Dudolski, 512-245-5646
Campus Sponsor:
Dean of Students-Greek Affairs

Please join the NPHC Fraternities and Sororities to learn more about Greek Life and how to participate in an NPHC Intake Process!

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Faculty Artist Recital: Russell Haight, saxophone

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
$7
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512.245.3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

A saxophone performance by Assistant Professor of Jazz and Saxophone at TX State, Russell Haight.  Dr. Haight maintains a busy performance schedule in TX and has played throughout the U.S., Canada, South America and China.

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Financial Coaching

Location:
Online Only
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Criss Jass, 512-245-2416
Campus Sponsor:
Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office would like to promote the following:  it is not an event, but a free service students can take advantage of.

As you begin the Fall 2016 semester, Financial Aid and Scholarships wants you to be able to make good money management decisions. Texas State is now offering its students the opportunity to participate in Financial Coaching services for free! Visit https://www.tgslc.org/FinancialCoaching/index.cfm.

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Alkek Library Maker Day

Location:
Alkek Library (ALK)
Cost:
na
Contact:
Jessica McClean, 512-245-3891
Campus Sponsor:
Alkek Library

Join Alkek Library for a day of making and crafting to celebrate maker culture. Learn a new skill at a workshop, or explore your creativity at different project stations. All supplies and tools will be free to use.

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Involvement Fair

Location:
Texas State University; Quad, Mall, Bobcat Trail
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Kimberly Duncan-Ashley, 512-245-3219
Campus Sponsor:
Student Organizations Council - LBJ Student Center

Each semester the Student Organizations Council (SOC) hosts the Student Involvement Fair in collaboration with Student Volunteer Connection (SVC) to provide students with the opportunity to learn about student organizations, resources on campus, and volunteer opportunities within the Hays County community.

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Recipe for Healthy Relationships

Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); Room 3-13.1
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Amanda Wasser, 512-245-2208
Campus Sponsor:
Counseling Center

Relationships are an important part of our daily lives including friends, family, and romantic partners.  The Counseling Center’s goal is to help students understand how to maintain the right components of a healthy relationship.

If you require an accommodation due to a disability, call us at 512-245-2208 at least 72 hours in advance of the workshop start time to ensure availability.


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New Student Organization Open House - Round Rock Campus

Location:
Round Rock Campus; Avery 4th Floor
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Alyssa Kroeker, 512.716.4023
Campus Sponsor:
Round Rock Campus

Visit with Student Organizations and programs such as the Texas State Study Abroad Program.

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Bobcat Career Prep

Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ)
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Lilly Montalvo, 245-2645
Campus Sponsor:
Career Services

Plan to attend this fun and casual event to help boost your chances of landing your next job or internship! Employers from various companies will give you guidance and feedback on career development topics* and will assist you with resume reviews and mock interviews. We’ll also be giving away a free suit every 30 minutes!

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Freshmen Male Dialogue Series

Location:
Texas State University; Traditions Room of Gaillardia and Chautauqua
Cost:
n/a
Contact:
Lionel Lopez, 512.245.5500
Campus Sponsor:
Retention Management & Planning

The intention is to create a safe space to share with one another, while finding common experiences. This is an opportunity to make connections with fellow peers & network with faculty & staff.

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